Cross-sectional averaging and instrumental variable estimation with many weak instruments
AbstractThe present paper suggests a new way to carry out IV estimation with many instruments. Our suggestion is to cross-sectionally average the instruments and use these averages as instruments. We provide a theoretical and Monte Carlo analysis of this approach.
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Instrumental variable estimation 2SLS Cross-sectional average;
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- George Kapetanios & Massimiliano Marcellino, 2008. "Cross-sectional Averaging and Instrumental Variable Estimation with Many Weak Instruments," Working Papers 627, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Economics and Finance.
- C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
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